Searing Testimony Heard at Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

VATICAN CITY The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her …

US May Be Denied Extradition Request for Mozambican Suspect

South Africa plans to hand over Mozambique’s former finance minister, Manuel Chang, to his own government and not to the United States, which seeks Chang’s extradition for alleged financial crimes, according to a South African …

South Sudan Rebels Say They Are Investigating Sexual Abuse Accusations

JUBA A South Sudanese rebel group says it is investigating accusations in a United Nations report that the group’s fighters committed rape and sexual violence against civilians.

Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, deputy military spokesman for …

Helpdesk Report K4D: Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities for Job Creation in the Sahel

1. Summary

This review synthesises the literature from academic, policy and institutions sources on the drivers of job creation in the Sahel countries Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger. The report first shows a …

Oxfam: Forced Marriages Aren’t Going Away in South Sudan

JUBA � A new report by British charity Oxfam warns that another generation of girls in South Sudan will miss out on education, face high health risks during childbirth, and be more likely to face …